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Aug 1, 2015

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Forté Forums Scheduled in 12 Cities Beginning August 17th

August is upon us, which means that it’s almost time for the Forté Forums. These free events are hosted  by the Forté Foundation, a nonprofit consortium of leading companies and top business schools committed to advancing the role of women in business. Held in 10 U.S. cities and well as Toronto and London beginning on August 17th, they are designed to help women learn more about the value of the MBA. Whether you are a college student looking to explore options for the future, have been in your j... Read more »

Jul 31, 2015

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Wharton India Economic Forum to Take Place in Both India and Philadelphia

This post has been republished in its entirety from its original source, metromba.com.  The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania has announced that it will hold its annual India-focused conference next year in India for the first time. The Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF), which is marking its 20th anniversary, has historically been held on Wharton’s Philadelphia campus. The 2016 conference will be held both in Mumbai and Philadelphia. The main goal of the conference is to b... Read more »

Jul 31, 2015

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UCLA / Anderson Essay Topics 2015-2016

UCLA Anderson has announced their 2015-2016 MBA essay topics! The required and optional essays are as follows: First-time applicants – One required essay: We believe that the best results are achieved when you share success, think fearlessly and drive change. With this in mind, what are your goals at UCLA Anderson and in your short-term and long-term career? (750 words maximum) Optional essay: Are there any extenuating circumstances in your profile about which the Admissions Committee shou... Read more »

Jul 30, 2015

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Financing Your MBA, Part IV

In our previous post on financing your MBA, we covered loan programs for MBA students from the United States. Today, we’ll take a look at loans through the lens of international students, who face some different restrictions but who are also eligible for special programs tailored to their unique requirements. By law, federal loans can only be distributed to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. This means that international students must put extra work into finding financial aid and loan program... Read more »

Jul 30, 2015

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Top #MBA Tweets of the Week: Info Sessions

Summer is heating up and so are MBA info sessions, as seen in the plethora of opportunities shared in this week’s Top #MBA Tweets of the Week. With classes out during the summer, admissions reps are hitting the road to meet potential MBA candidates off campus. Alumni and students are also pitching in to inform future MBA candidates. Get your calendars out and read on for which MBA programs will be near you in the coming weeks. For those interested in Chicago Booth, there are plenty of opportunit... Read more »

Jul 29, 2015

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Haas-Accenture Partnership Creates New Big Data Curriculum

From financial services to retail to utilities, companies in an ever-increasing range of industries are exploring and implementing big data and analytics. To equip its MBAs with the tools they need to understand how data science stands to transform business, the Haas School at the University of California at Berkeley has forged a new partnership with global management consulting, technology and outsourcing company Accenture. Together, they have launched a multi-phase initiative designed to posit... Read more »

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